UK: Isle of Wight Council Announces Tenders for Solent Ocean Energy Centre
The Isle of Wight Council announced a tender invitation for the Solent Ocean Energy Centre (SOEC) which is a managed test / demonstration facility for tidal energy devices, located to the south of the Isle of Wight (UK).
SOEC will add to the UK’s marine energy infrastructure and enable tidal device developers to test their technologies at full size and in arrays of devices.
The facility will be constructed from 2015.
The Isle of Wight Council now invites quotes from suitably qualified providers for the provision of a Grid Connection Study for the SOEC.
The contract is to run from February 2013 for a period of 5 months with the option to extend for a further period of up to 5 months at the sole discretion of the Council.
The deadline for the submission of tenders is January 08, 2013.
Subsea World News Staff, December 14, 2012